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DOJ to Tamp Down Qui Tams

The U.S. Department of Justice has been reluctant to dismiss weak cases that whistleblowers bring under the False Claims Act. But a leaked DOJ...

Tenth Circuit Decision Underscores Limits of FCBA

When a plaintiff sued two credit card companies for a large purchase that never materialized, the district court tossed his claim because he paid...

CO Could Boost Cybersecurity Protections With New Bill

Colorado could raise the bar on how companies handle residents’ personal data if a bipartisan bill proves successful this session. State lawmakers introduced a bill...

DOL Ditches Six-Factor Intern Test

The U.S. Department of Labor is taking a cue from the courts and softening up the intern test they had described as “too rigid.” The...

Supreme Court Hears Arguments to Sort Out CWCA

Colorado’s wage claim law has a statute of limitations that reaches back only as far as three years. But courts can’t seem to agree...

NLRB Flips on Browning – Ferris

The National Labor Relations Board just issued a handful of major policy reversals on employer-employee relations, and it might just be getting warmed up. Now...

GDPR Deadline Quickly Approaching

Getting up to speed on the European Union’s new, sweeping data privacy law could be among many U.S. companies’ New Year resolutions for 2018....

SCOTUS Hears Arguments Over Dodd-Frank Whistleblower

The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard arguments in a case that could determine whether more employees can report securities violations within their companies without...

Safeway Opinion is a Reminder for Employers

An employer’s mixed outcome in federal appeals court is a detailed lesson for employers on defending against certain discrimination claims. In a Nov. 24 opinion,...

Cordray Steps Down From CFPB

Turnover at the top of a consumer finance watchdog agency could set off major regulatory shifts for banks and other financial firms. On Nov. 15,...